Berea College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Berea College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,645 students enrolled. This college was established in 1855 and is the only school located in Berea, Kentucky.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
48
Fair
Berea College will give you the opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree.

Berea College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 48 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Education, Industrial Technologies, Psychology, and Ethnic and Cultural Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
86%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Berea College is high at 86% (well above Kentucky average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Berea College is average: 62%.

Student to faculty ratio at Berea College is good, 10:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,900
High
Average tuition pricing is very high, $24,300 per year. The additional fees at Berea College not covered by tuition are nearly $600; this comes to a total of $24,900 per year.

Read the details about Berea College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
37%
Doable
According to government data, 1,635 applications were submitted and 597 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Berea College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,300
Low
Berea College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Berea College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Berea College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,500 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - approximately $3,300 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Berea College appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Berea College Location and Maps



Post Address: Berea College, 101 Chestnut Street, Berea, Kentucky 40404-2182, USA
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